SUPPORT GROUPS AND FAMILY RESOURCES
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America
Single parents and families under stress can find extra support and temporary relief from parenting responsibilities through their program. Volunteers support families by working with children in need of additional attention and friendship.
Military Family Resource Center
The center is an international center to support family advocacy in the military services.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Center assists families, citizens' groups, law enforcement agencies, and government institutions. The center also has a toll free number for reporting information that could lead to the location and recovery of a missing child. The number i s 80.843.5678
Prevent Child Abuse America
Prevent Child Abuse America has chapters throughout the United States. Many chapters operate prevention programs.
Parents Without Partners, Inc. (PWP)
PWP has activities and mutual help groups for single parents and their children in the United States, Canada and overseas.
Stepfamily Association of America, Inc. (SAA)
Provides its members with information, education, and support for stepfamilies.
National Child Abuse Hot Line (800) 422.4453
Handles crisis calls and provides information and referrals to every country in the United States.*
*Excerpt from Dr. Thomas Gordon's P.E.T. Participant Workbook